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Chinese New Year History

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According to legend, the Chinese New Year celebrations got it start after the people were able to get rid of a monster called:

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1. The Chinese New Year begins on:

2. In 1912, the Chinese government did all of the following, except:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We'll quiz you on subjects that pertain to Chinese New Year, such as its lore, the Chinese government, and the color red.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More particularly, you'll be assessed on:

  • How Chinese New Year came to be
  • When Chinese New Year occurs
  • A 1912 act of the Chinese government
  • Why the Chinese eat long noodles after the new year
  • What's represented by the color red during the new year

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about China's reason for celebrating the new year and when it happens
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the significance of the color red and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Chinese New Year lesson

Additional Learning

Have a look at the lesson, Chinese New Year History, to discover more about this tradition. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • The Chinese calendar
  • Specific traditions associated with Chinese New Year
  • The development of Chinese New Year
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